December 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

HANOI ROCKS Frontman Featured In BEATS AND STYLES Video

HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe has co-written the latest single, "Ocean Wave", from BEATS AND STYLES, a multi-media project run by Finland's nuttiest producers/DJs Alimo and Control. Monroe also appears in the accompanying video, which was filmed in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands. Watch the clip online at the BEATS AND STYLES web site. HANOI ...

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DEF LEPPARD To Begin Recording New Album In January

The latest issue of industry magazine Pro Sound News claims that DEF LEPPARD is already in the studio recording its new album. The magazine's monthly grid of "who's in which studio doing what" shows that LEPPARD has been seen at Hyde Street Studios in San Francisco recently, supposedly "mixing an upcoming release." Commented DEF LEPPARD ...

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DARKEST HOUR Prepares For U.K. Headlining Tour

Washington D.C.-based metallers DARKEST HOUR have issued the following update: "We are about to head out for our headlining U.K. tour with BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME and MISERY SIGNALS. We are stoked as hell to travel to the land of ZEPPELIN, THE DARKNESS, THE BEATLES, THE WHO (insert every other great rock band here...!), ...

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DEAD SYNDICATE: New Album Samples Available

Black Morning Star Records has released three song previews from the upcoming DEAD SYNDICATE album, "The Carrion Creed", at the label's official web site. Check out one-minute clips of the songs "Plague of all Plagues" and "Kampstoff Lost (Agent H)" along with the full-length track "Kill like a God" at this location. "The ...

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DOKKEN: Audio Interview With Guitarist JON LEVIN Available

DOKKEN guitarist Jon Levin recently called into "The Hairball John Radio Show" to discuss all that is DOKKEN and more. Jon reminisced about his days as part of DORO's band, his everyday "superhero"-type lifestyle as an attorney by day and metal guitarist by night, the band chemistry in the current lineup of DOKKEN and how ...

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Norway's HAMMERSLAG VINTERBLOT Festival To Take Place This Month

Metalunderground.com is sponsoring Norway's Hammerslag Vinterblot festival for the second year in a row. The festival, which is to take place December 15-16, 2006, is a two-day showcase of extreme black, death and grind metal bands. The two-day extreme metal festival, in its third year, takes place in Norway's oldest city, Tønsberg (est. 871). Friday ...

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